inventions

  1. Cosmos

    An Incredible Gift from High School Robotics Students

    A group of Minnesota high school students studying robotics just completed an electric wheelchair for two-year-old boy Cillian Jackson, who suffers from a rare genetic condition. A similar wheelchair could have cost over $20,000 and this parents' insurance didn't cover it. So , the "Rogue...
  2. Prophetess

    Bass Frequency Extinguishes Fire

    Will firefighters one day trade in their water cannons for bass cannons? Two university engineering students have invented a device that uses low sound frequencies to extinguish flames. The students say they would like to someday see their invention being used to extinguish kitchen fires or even...
  3. Anomaly

    Tesla's Wardenclyffe Tower Explained

    Everyone who's heard of Nikola Tesla has probably seen photos of him holding fully-illuminated light bulbs in his hands, not connected to any wires whatsoever. After Tesla invented his Tesla Coil, it became very obvious that electricity could be transmitted wirelessly. However, the Tesla Coil...
  4. Cosmos

    Tesla's Demonstration of Radio

    In 1891, Nikola Tesla gave his first demonstration of wireless technology. Two years later, on March 1, 1893, Tesla went public with his radio technology demonstrations in St. Louis. Tesla had first demonstrated wireless transmissions in 1891. Just days before the public presentation in St...